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Bouquet of Barbed Wire

By chase
Something different.
The barbed wire is real, I collected it this morning from a bunch in my shed.
The lantern has stood outside for many years, I had to take it apart to get the solar workings (stopped working years ago ) out and replace them with a tea-light, then all I had to do was put it all back together and put the old glass back in.

Taken in very diffused daylight and the light from the candle.
Raw file converted in Lightroom and faffed with in Photoshop Wink

Thanks for dropping by.
Constructive critique and mods welcome.
Please stay safe everyone, else I will have to send the lads round Wink
Janet xx

Tags: Red Still life Petals Textures Lantern Barbed wire Bouquet Oil can Candle light

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PhilT2 Plus
12 599 35 England
8 May 2020 2:10PM
Inspired work and choice of title. Glad you got the old lantern working as it adds so much to the atmosphere.
I raise my hat to you Janet and happily place my award
martin.w Plus
20 616 29 United Kingdom
8 May 2020 2:25PM
Like it.....beautifully balanced by the petal top left....and love the illuminated lamp. Vaguely remember an old TV series of that name Smile
Alffoto Plus
7 319 1 United Kingdom
8 May 2020 3:44PM
Love the lighting and the aged look of the subject matter, very well done!

Alf
Great composition, a superb still life image.
Carol
adagio 4 4 2 England
8 May 2020 4:22PM
Magnificent!!!!

Angela😄
Great work!
saltireblue Plus
12 13.4k 83
8 May 2020 4:42PM
The contrast between the delicate fragility of the leaves and the harsh, robust and sharp barbed wire is inspired, Janet.
I likes this one a lot, I does...and no need to send the boys round, I have been very good recently and have stayed safe.Wink
chase Plus
17 2.5k 668 England
8 May 2020 5:15PM
Thanks everyone.
Many thanks for User Awards to Phil, Martin, Brian, Alf and Pavan, lovely compliments and so very much appreciated.

Quote: I have been very good recently and have stayed safe.

That's good to hear Malc, you were quite near the top of the naughty list Wink Wink

There may be a couple more from this session, I'm not wasting messing about with that very sharp barbed wire with my heavy duty gardening gloves on !
Janet xx
cymru2019 3 17 7 United Kingdom
8 May 2020 5:26PM
You are very innovative Janet and this works well! David
chase Plus
17 2.5k 668 England
8 May 2020 6:10PM
Many thanks for your UA David, appreciated.
Janet xx
chris-p Plus
17 75 England
8 May 2020 6:17PM
Quality...
chase Plus
17 2.5k 668 England
8 May 2020 8:06PM
Thanks everyone.
Chris, lovely to have your UA, many thanks Smile
Janet xx
Absolutely beautiful, love it.
Pete
Yogendra Plus
18 22 1 United Kingdom
8 May 2020 9:52PM
Beautiful..
chase Plus
17 2.5k 668 England
8 May 2020 9:56PM
Thanks all.
Pete, lovely to be the recipient of your UA, much appreciated, thank you.
Janet. xx
Mike_Young Plus
16 31 13 United Kingdom
8 May 2020 10:32PM
Superb Janet
Legend147 7 295 United Kingdom
8 May 2020 11:30PM
Great planning , vision and execution 😊👍
9 May 2020 8:06AM
Haven't had my camera out in ages!!! You've inspired me to get shooting again! Wonderful work! xx
chase Plus
17 2.5k 668 England
9 May 2020 9:08AM
Thank you everyone.
Special thanks for User Awards to mike, Andy, keith, Daryl and Lorraine, very much appreciated.
Pleased this gave you some inspiration Lorraine, go for it !
Janet xx
bluesandtwos 13 542 1 England
9 May 2020 10:51AM
Now you are just showing off!!! Wink These are just getting better and better!Grin

Very clever and extremely well done,

Dave
clicknimagine Plus
12 1.1k 105 India
9 May 2020 1:51PM
Excellent work...
bricurtis Plus
17 2.7k 53 England
10 May 2020 5:25PM
Late on this Janet - love that 1 petal left on the bouquet - like that lamp too.
Brian.

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